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  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Long reach excavator specialists, WM Plant Hire, are using their 65 tonne machine to clear an area of the dock basin at Canary Wharf ahead of a major development. Working with main Contractor, Commercial Marine & Piling, the machine is removing obstructions at depths up to 16 meters and is fitted with a sophisticated electronic […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Woodberry Wetlands is a new nature reserve being developed by London Wildlife Trust on the site of Stoke Newington’s East Reservoir. As part of the development, the Trust will be dredging silt from the reservoir to create 13,000 square meters of new reedbed, more than doubling this important habitat at the reservoir for east London’s […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Lord Mayor of the City of London, Fiona Woolf, welcomed the foreign direct investment by Dubai’s DP World into London Gateway, while visiting the recently opened deep-sea container port and Europe’s largest logistics park. During her visit, the Lord Mayor, climbed one of the world’s largest quay cranes to have an elevated view of […]

  • 7 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Peruvian Wharf – Brett Aggregates’ new hub site alongside the Thames in East London – reached a significant milestone last month, when it took delivery of its first shipment of aggregate brought in by river from the company’s Cliffe terminal on the Thames Estuary in North Kent. The Neptune, a self-discharging coaster vessel, transported 2,150 […]

  • 28 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The UK’s new deep-water port celebrated the arrival of the first ship, which delivered an early Christmas gift of four new automatic stacking cranes. The very first ship to dock at London Gateway was the Wieniawski, which began its journey in China several weeks ago and completed its journey last week. The ship was guided […]

  • 15 March 2012

    Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and the global technology standard for managing the movement of cargo through terminals, today announced London Gateway Port Limited has selected Navis for its SPARCS N4 terminal operating system (TOS) as part of a new technologically advanced terminal development project. The UK’s newest deep-sea container port, London Gateway will […]

  • 6 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    VIDEO: How Expanded Panama Canal Will Work The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit.   Conquest MB1 on Its Way to London Gateway (UK) Accompanied by tugs En Avant 20 and Sea […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Forth Ports Limited and Port of Zeebrugge / MBZ signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which marks the start of a strategic agreement between the Port companies with the aim of the exploring mutual opportunities to attract new container cargo volumes. Both ports have complementary assets both in current trade arrangements and geographical positioning and […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction has entered a new phase at one of the UK’s most important infrastructure projects as steel piling gets underway in the River Mersey for Liverpool2 – the Port of Liverpool’s landmark deep water container terminal. Specialist rock drilling equipment will provide sockets for 329 tubular steel piles weighing in at 47 tonnes each. The […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Although global container volumes are not projected to grow as rapidly over the next five years as they have over the past decade, the expansion of modern port and containerized operations concentrated in high-growth emerging markets such as Africa, Latin America and South and Southeast Asia will require higher levels of productivity and rely heavily […]

  • 15 August 2012

    Mark Lyndon UK, one of the UK’s largest exporters of used paper, has confirmed that it will significantly reduce haulage costs and increase the efficiency of its export operations by moving cargo through London Gateway. The Nottingham based paper company, which exports through deep-sea shipping to Asia, will be routing a significant amount of its […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust has been making boating better in London over the past year for the record numbers of people on the capital’s waterways. Sorwar Ahmed, London boating manager at the Canal & River Trust, said: “London’s bustling canals are very different to those built 200 years ago to serve industry. With such […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Salix River & Wetland Services Limited has started dredging/desilting activities at the Woodberry Wetlands in East London. The work is part of the London Wildlife Trust’s £1.5 million project to bring new nature reserve to London, opening this summer. As part of the development, the company will be dredging silt from the reservoir to create 13,000 square meters […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, was welcomed recently to DP World London Gateway by DP World Vice Chairman Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah and London Gateway CEO, Simon Moore, as new figures show that the development will deliver 27,700 jobs in London and the wider South East region as well as contribute £2.4 billion to […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    DP World London Gateway Port and Logistics Park is celebrating receiving a Special Award for Engineering and Contribution to London’s Economy from the prestigious Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE). The annual ICE London Civil Engineering Awards celebrate outstanding engineering achievement. The Awards were held at the home of the Institution of Civil Engineers in Westminster […]

  • 30 July 2013

    The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, was today welcomed to DP World London Gateway by DP World Vice Chairman Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah and London Gateway CEO, Simon Moore, as new figures show that the development will deliver 27,700 jobs in London and the wider South East region as well as contribute £2.4 billion to […]

  • 31 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord: “Titan” and “Astrachan” Commissioned (The Netherlands) Yesterday, Van Oord held a ceremony commissioning crane vessel Titan and accommodation pontoon Astrachan.   Boskalis: New Trenchformer (The Netherlands) Boskalis Offshore expands its capabilities in the cable installation market with the Trenchformer: a multi-purpose cable trencher for a wide range of soils and cable types.   […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Tilbury, London’s major port, recently welcomed the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rt Hon George Osborne MP, to open the new Tilbury Training Academy where students are learning the vital skills they need to be part of the workforce of the future. The Chancellor was also taken on a tour of operations at […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Last month saw the official opening of Walthamstow Wetlands to the wider public for the first time in 150 years, Ramboll Environ, Inc. said in their latest announcement.  The Walthamstow Wetlands operational partnership – Waltham Forest Council, Thames Water and London Wildlife Trust – co-hosted the launch event last week. Plans have been underway since […]

  • 13 March 2013

    The Department for Communities and Local Government Minister, Brandon Lewis MP, visited London Gateway this week to see how building work is progressing at the super-port. During his visit, Mr Lewis was able to see for himself the scale of the UK’s new container port and logistics park and watch the 138m-high quay cranes, which […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The latest stage of the transformation of Walthamstow Wetlands into the largest wetland nature reserve in London will see the creation of new reed beds to help preserve water quality and improve wildlife habitats. The wetlands site will remains one of Thames Water’s biggest sources of supply for London’s drinking water and is the largest […]

  • 7 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, has welcomed visiting British Transport Minister, Mike Penning MP to DP World’s head office in Jebel Ali, Dubai. The two sides discussed DP World’s London Gateway project and the latest developments surrounding the new port and what is set to become Europe’s largest logistics park. The talks were attended by Jamal […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released for public review and comment the Long Island Sound Draft Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS). The public comment period will run through Oct. 16, 2015. Public Hearings were held in New York and Connecticut and two additional Public Hearings are […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Royal Navy has disposed of a Second World War bomb found by a dredger operating in the Thames near Victoria Embankment. Bomb disposal experts from the Portsmouth-based Southern Diving Unit 2 were called at 7.15pm last night (Thursday) by the Metropolitan Police to London’s Westminster Bridge. The bomb was eventually towed along the Thames and out […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The UK economy is once again growing although forecasts for 2015 suggest growth may slow overall and be led by London and the south east. Infrastructure projects across different sectors are an important part of the recovery. For its December Technical Seminar CEDA UK is bringing together industry experts to look forward into 2015 and beyond to identify the […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Airports Commission has announced its decision not to add the inner Thames estuary airport proposal to its shortlist of options for providing new airport capacity by 2030. Following detailed further study into the feasibility of an inner Thames estuary airport the commission has concluded that the proposal has substantial disadvantages that collectively outweigh its […]